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Ch. 1, pp. 18-23

Ch. 1, pp. 18-23
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* * * “Privacy” has the meaning of “separated“ Many polis were colonies and their townscapes were planned as grids and, even if there were occasional variations due to topography or other special circumstances. (Benevolo [ref. History of the City 1, p.107]), all colony cities were fundamentally grids because it was necessary for the “urban […]

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Ch. 1, pp.14–17

Ch. 1,  pp.14–17
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* * * Chapter 1: “Threshold” as a spatial concept 1.1 What is “no-man’s-land”?1.2 The spatial structure of polis and the spatial concept of “gap” 1.3 Town and Village Survey I – The appearance of the outside1.4 Town and Village Survey II – Housing with a “threshhold” • • •  Chapter 1: “Threshold” as a spatial concept A puzzling […]

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The Space of Power vs. The Power of Space

The Space of Power vs. The Power of Space
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Soon after it was announced that Riken Yamamoto had been awarded the 2024 Pritzker Prize, V asked me if I’d read the book of the title. I said I hadn’t but, a few days later, I came across a copy of the book in the university library and knew I had to give it a […]